Young people will be the most affected by the impacts of climate change and decisions made today. For many young people, climate impacts are here and now: from more intense heatwaves in our cities, to increasingly frequent drought and bushfires. It’s so important for our schools to be part of the solution.
Our plan charts a path for public high schools to repower with clean energy through three main strategies:
1. School energy audits to improve efficiency,
2. The installation of a 100kW on every school roof, and
3. Partnerships with renewable energy providers.
If every public high school in NSW and Victoria were to install a 100kW solar system on their roof, the results would be game-changing, with the emissions reduction equivalent of taking 24,500 cars off the road.
At school we learn about climate science and how to be leaders. Now we are putting these skills into practice by repowering our schools. Young people are ahead of the game when it comes to new technology, we’re tired of outdated polluting fossil fuels, so we’re supercharging the transition to clean energy in our own schools.
Follow the steps below to repower your school
- Add your voice: support Australian schools to Repower Australia with 100% renewable energy.
- Lead a campaign in your school and build momentum for action on climate change in your community.
- Repower: Get your school to publicly pledge to be part of the Repower our Schools movement.
- Celebrate: tell the whole world how your school is leading the way, and get everyone pumped to make it happen.
Contact Laura Sykes our National Schools Program Director for more info on how your school can get involved at: email@example.com
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Bill Shorten has hinted that Labor are close to coming out against Adani’s dangerous coal mine.
Within the next few days they may make a statement against the mine & coal, and in support of transitioning to renewables.
This is an amazing opportunity to end the bipartisan support for Adani. You can turn up the heat on Labor and call a cabinet member today 🔥
We need them to make a CLEAR public statement that they don’t support the mine and will rule out ALL taxpayer handouts for Adani.
Will you call a Labor cabinet member and encourage them to make a clear public statement to #StopAdani?
Bill Shorten – (03) 9326 1300
Chris Bowen – (02) 9604 0710
Jim Chalmers - (02) 6277 4880
Tony Burke – (02) 6277 4410
Mark Butler – (02) 6277 4089
Jason Clare – (02) 6277 4904
Tanya Plibersek – (02) 6277 4404
- When you call you may be talking to a staff member and not a politician, ask them to leave a message
- Be polite and encouraging, but firm! This is our future on the line.
- Talk about why stopping Adani and transitioning away from coal is so important to you.
- Ask them to come out publicly in the opposition to Adani’s coal mine and make their opposition CLEAR.
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If you’re concerned about the impact of the climate crisis and want to do something about it, then you should join the AYCC!
By becoming a member of the AYCC, you’ll be joining a movement of more than 150,000 young Australians who believe that by working together we can ensure a safe climate future for our generation and all generations still to come.
As a member of the AYCC you’ll receive updates every few weeks to your email, and given opportunities to take strategic actions online and come to events in your local area.
If you’re interested in doing more, then you should sign up to volunteer in your city or start your own local group. We’ll give you all the resources you need to take action in your community!Sign up
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